Regional Summit 2 to be Held July 28th

Regional Summit 2

Regional Summit 2 will be held Tuesday, July 28, from 6-8 pm, at the Horizon Convention Center, 401 S. High St., Muncie, IN 47305.

This meeting is the follow-up to the Regional Summit. You can help shape the vision of the ADVANCE Region. Hear an update on the progress of the Regional Development Plan and share your views on our community’s strategic direction. Don’t miss your chance to help move our community forward!

The Regional Summit 2 is an event for anyone who cares about the future of East Central Indiana communities. Even if you couldn’t make the Summit in June, you should attend this one. If you did attend the first Summit, join us to see the progress.

ADVANCE is a collaborative process to increase prosperity for residents, businesses, institutions and local governments in the six-county east central Indiana region. It’s an opportunity to make our communities better in the future than they are today.

The ADVANCE process includes all communities within Blackford, Delaware, Henry, Jay, Madison, and Randolph counties. Together this area encompasses more than 350,000 residents and 110,000 jobs. Everyone in these counties is invited to participate.

ADVANCE is supported by a growing group of government organizations, businesses, and institutions. These include:

Ball Brothers Foundation

Ball State University

Blackford County Economic Development

City of Muncie

Community Foundation of Muncie & Delaware County

Corporation for Economic Development,  Madison County

Delaware County Commissioners

East Central Indiana Regional Partnership

First Merchants Bank

George and Frances Ball Foundation

IU-Health Ball Memorial Hospital

Ivy Tech Community College

Jay County Development Corporation

Muncie Community Schools

Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce

The Muncie Action Plan

Mutual Bank

New Castle Henry County Economic Development Corporation

You can help spread the word! Tell your friends, family, coworkers, or anyone who cares about the future of the ADVANCE region to attend the Summit 2 and help shape the vision of the ADVANCE Region.

To learn more and RSVP, please visit

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